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312.602.01 Approaches to Managing Health Care Organizations: Cases and Applications

Health Policy and Management
2nd term
2 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Thursday,  3:30 - 5:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
LaKeasha Wormley
Course Instructor:

Students must have completed online training in Lean Six Sigma offered through JH Learning


Provides the opportunity to explore and apply management concepts and quantitative techniques. Designed as a management skills learning lab, employs case studies, simulations, group-based activities, and advanced analytic techniques.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply management theories and tools to the analysis of a current health care organization
  2. Conduct analyses that support organizational decision-making
  3. Assess simulation-learning experiences
  4. Define the need for advanced problem solving and improvement methodologies used by project teams
  5. Use basic lean six sigma tools for project definition and improvement analysis, implementation, and sustainability
Methods of Assessment:

Participation 20%, group exercises and case studies 30% and homework assignments 50%

Enrollment Restriction:

undergraduates are not permitted in this course

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

All students must receive permission to register for this course from the program.

For consent, contact:

Jointly Offered With: